Wisdom In The Bible

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During my journey as a Christian, the Bible has been used as a book of wisdom. Many elders in my church will use scriptures to define the world we live in today. From homosexuality to controlling addiction, the Bible became the answer to my problems. However, it does have me wonder why Christians are compelled to the Bible when it has been created by man. I do believe that Bible is a wisdom book, but there is a difference between how God’s Word operates in other resources and the Bible itself.
The Bible, or God’s Word, operates within the hearts of common people who did not know the Lord; it also operates in Christians today. The Bible teaches us about creation of the world, the original sin, the redemption from Jesus, and the restoration of
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Genesis 3 demonstrates why humans became sinful and why evil came into the world. Adam and Eve used their free will to disobey God, taking the apple from the tree and eating it. Evil became a part of human once the Original Sin has been done. Though God knew they would fail, it should not influence us to blame God. The bottom line in the Bible is that God gave us the will to choose Him or not. Because of the original sin, the good deeds in our lives cannot save us; instead, the good deeds are “filthy rags” to God (Isaiah 64:4-6). It is the motives and the human sin that separates God from mankind. The Bible has made it clear that mankind needs a…show more content…
Jesus Christ is the example of God throughout the Bible. Christ has been recognized throughout the Bible from Old to New Testament. This is why people call us “Christians” today; we are followers of Christ. Jesus Christ lived with mere, sinful man; however, he cared for each one of us. To me, Christ is the best influence in my life. I know that he lived life fully. He was born from the Virgin Mary through the Holy Spirit. He taught us how to change our lifestyles and hearts; this is to prepare us for the coming Kingdom of God in Heaven. He perform many miracles, including humanizing the minorities and the forgotten. As a result, he suffered under the government of Pontius Pilate, dying on the cross to tear the veil between God and mankind. In Hell, he took keys of Death and Hades from Satan. From the grave, he rose, even though many do not believe. He returned home in Heaven, sitting right next to His Father in Heaven; in exchange for our lives, he gave us His spirit in order to make wise decisions in a secular

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